Sachdev to lead new MSU Division of Neuromuscular Medicine
Amit Sachdev has joined Michigan State University to become the first director of the new Division of Neuromuscular Medicine within the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology.View story photos
19 students receive full scholarships to attend MSU
Compelling academic programs and vast research opportunities are just a couple of the reasons 19 talented incoming scholars chose to begin their studies at MSU this fall. The newest Alumni Distinguished Scholars and University Distinguished Scholars hail from Michigan, Illinois, New York, Ohio, South Carolina, Missouri, Massachusetts and New Jersey.
MSU supply chain ranked first in the nation
MSU is No. 1 on the list of top 10 U.S. Supply Chain Schools of 2015. The list was completed by SCM World. The research organization surveys hundreds of supply chain executives every year to find out which universities they consider the best at producing graduates with practical approaches to supply chain management.
MSU students make their way back to campus
The floors have been cleaned. The windows washed. The furniture dusted. Now all MSU’s residence halls need are students.
Student research published in 5th volume of journal
Undergraduate student research engaging several areas of study – biofuels, music, emotional stress, Vietnam, exercise and religion – has been published in the fifth volume of the Red Cedar Undergraduate Research journal.
Smart phone not a smart choice when facing depression
Depressed people who turn to their smart phones for relief may only be making things worse. A team of researchers, that included the dean of MSU’s College of Communication Arts and Sciences, found that people who substitute electronic interaction for the real-life human kind find little if any satisfaction.View story photos
Kvalsund named Fulbright Scholar for second time
Michelle Kvalsund, a clinical instructor and clinical neurophysiology fellow at MSU, has been named a Fulbright Scholar, receiving the Fulbright Africa Regional Research Program award.View story photos
Faculty conversations: David Juckett
For the last 30 years, David Juckett has dedicated himself to biomedical research at MSU.View story videos
Rebuilding Mara Hyena Project after flood
The MSU Mara Hyena Project in Kenya, which has been monitoring the behavioral ecology of spotted hyenas and other large carnivores since 1988, suffered a major setback on June 13 when the Talek River jumped its banks and inundated the camp, ruining several thousand dollars worth of supplies and scientific equipment.View story photos
Great Lakes’ viral invaders
Viral invasions would make for a good plot in the next Spielberg blockbuster, but according to MSU water researchers, it’s not a Hollywood fantasy. In fact, millions of tiny, dangerous microbes have been attacking native species in the Great Lakes for decades.View story photos